There’s a rumor going around that there are folks who don’t enjoy the decadent, creamy lusciousness of chocolate — and while we may raise an eyebrow at such a claim, we wholeheartedly believe that these non-chocoholics also deserve to be treated sweetly on Valentine’s Day. Here are a few of our favorite non-chocolate desserts for our cacao-averse friends.

1. Valentine’s Day Marshmallow Pops

These fun and easy Valentine’s Day Marshmallow Pops make great sweet treats for your kids. Made using store-bought marshmallows and decorated with a variety of Valentine sprinkles, these handmade Valentine treats are sure to become a family favorite!

Valentine's Day "L-O-V-E" marshmallow pops with red and pink sprinkles
Mini Cherry Heart Pies

2. Cherry Heart Pies

Perfect for both kids and grown-ups, these little heart pastries are perfect for sharing with the ones you love.

3. Chalkboard Love Notes Cookies

Relive the days of schoolyard crushes and swapping valentines with these chalkboard-inspired cookies. Use black fondant and Bright White Candy Melts Candy to write delicious little love notes.

4. Galentine’s Day Waffle Cake

Skip the significant others and split this decadent waffle cake with your closest friends. Tint these waffles pink and pile high with whipped cream for the ultimate brunch centerpiece.

5. Ruffled Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Dress your Valentine’s Day cupcakes up in ruffles and rosettes for an extra special way to say “I adore you.” The little candy heart on top adds an extra touch of sweetness.

6. Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies with Cream Cheese Filling

Kiss these two red velvet cookies together for a festive and photogenic Valentine’s Day treat. Use red velvet cake mix to make these cookies fluffy and light.

7. Strawberry-Raspberry Slab Pie Recipe

Strawberries, raspberries and orange zest combine to make a Valentine’s Day treat that packs an antioxidant punch. Top with vanilla ice cream for another layer to love.

8. Layered Heart Cake

Create this Valentine’s vision for someone special in your life. Topped with a confectioners’ sugar and layered to perfection, this adorable layer cake is the ultimate way to say “I love you.”


Share the lava with these adorable I Lava You Cookies. Perfect for beginning decorators, this easy cookie recipe is the perfect way to set your love on fire.

10. Mini Valentine Gingerbread House Kit

Who says gingerbread houses are just for the holidays? Take your loved one on a tiny house staycation with this itty bitty twist on a Christmas classic.

11. Sparkling Purple Geode Cookies

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend but the impression these edible amethyst hearts will make is forever. Combine rock candy and violet icing to show your special someone that they’re more than semi-precious.
Red and pink fox sandwich cookies

12. Foxy Cookie Sandwiches

Give your foxy Valentine a little something sweet with these cute Foxy Cookie Sandwiches. Perfect for slipping into lunch bags, these cute cookies are made using a heart-shaped cookie cutter, then decorated with Candy Melts candy and filled with creamy buttercream frosting. What does the fox say? Another cookie, please!

13. Candy Confetti Cookies

Use various shades of Candy Melts candy to make your own candy confetti, perfect for topping cakes, cupcakes and these cute heart-shaped Candy Confetti Cookies. A fun project for little hands, these easy-to-decorate cookies make a tasty edible gift for moms, teachers, neighbors and friends.

Candy confetti heart-shaped cookies

14. Happy Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

These cute Valentine’s treats are great for kids and adults alike! Combining simple piping techniques, these Happy Valentine’s Day Cupcakes are perfect for beginners. Use your favorite vanilla or strawberry cake mix to start, then have fun piping dots, stars and rosettes using shades of pink and purple buttercream.

Happy Valentine's Day

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